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Born and Raised

We dug into food. Poured our hearts out for love. Now, there's no place like home.
The Americanization of the Black experience had become so deeply rooted in me that I felt like I didn’t have a home within Blackness.
Like many newcomers to Canada, we had other uses for it.
“We really wanted to challenge the narrative that immigrants should be grateful."
Their pandemic living arrangement with in-laws is a blessing, they say.
They’ve been preparing for this moment all their lives.
Second-genners play a notorious drinking game, with a twist.
From soul food to Caribbean dishes, these types of Canadian eats deserve every penny.
About Born and Raised
Born And Raised is an ongoing series by HuffPost Canada that shares the experiences of second-generation Canadians. Part reflection, part storytelling, this series on the children of immigrants explores what it means to be born and raised in Canada.